Christmas lights from the time Island Station was an art studio lean against a rusty boiler.
The remains of the site radar beside the command building.
Those able to work would be compelled to help fix up the facility, grow, harvest, and prepare food for fellow ‘inmates’, or work on vocational skills.
The top floor of the Chateau was the original surgical suite. Later, hydrotherapy took place here. When Nopeming was converted to a nursing home, it was a place where residents watched movies. Portra 400 on Voigtlander Bessa.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
Jars like these were used to measure the volume of fluid pumped out of TB patients’ lungs.
In the office at the end of the dock are two brooms. One is from the last ore train. One is from the last boat.
I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart.
Workers’ lockers, strewn across Main Street, yet still out of the way.